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UHD in the News: July 17, 2013

Gene Preuss, associate professor, was recently interviewed by Viva Houston (KTRK, Channel 13) regarding Governor Rick Perry's announcement to step down and what that means for the Hispanic Community. Watch the whole interview here. Or watch a clip here.

Bonnie Longnion, urban education adjunct, was profiled in the Houston Chronicle story, "Former Humble ISD trustee Bonnie Longion credits parents, community with quality of district."

"Education was my passion and still is," Longnion said. "I had taught at every level, and I had been an administrator. I felt you could make a difference at a higher level on the board of trustees." ... For the last 10 years, she's been a part-time adjunct professor in reading education at University of Houston-Downtown. Read more here.

Thomas Winn, interim director of the Master of Security Management for Executives program, was quoted in the Aviation International News recently.

With many eyes focused on Egypt since the downfall of President Morsi, business aircraft operators are wondering about their next trip to the region. Thomas Winn, interim director of the Master of Security Management for Executives program at the University of Houston-Downtown, told AIN, "If a trip to Egypt isn't business essential right now, it should wait until all of Egypt gets re-examined. There's obvious instability in the region, and I'm concerned about the potential for violence and retaliation." Read more here.

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